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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3750-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3750-1
Posted Aug 22, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3750-1 - Jeffrey M. discovered that Pango incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-15120
MD5 | 736de1eca193d70e52fadd391a4ab618

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3750-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3750-1
August 22, 2018

pango1.0 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Pango could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software Description:
- pango1.0: Layout and rendering of internationalized text - gir
bindings

Details:

Jeffrey M. discovered that Pango incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
gir1.2-pango-1.0 1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1
libpango-1.0-0 1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1
libpango1.0-0 1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3750-1
CVE-2018-15120

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pango1.0/1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1

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